The Current Issue with Standardized Testing

Kristina Sanantonio

September 28, 2020

      How is the United States’ education system adjusting to a new, unknown, Covid-ridden world?  The answer is not well. The flaws are seen by everyone from administrators and teachers to parents and students. Technology i...

Mental Health during a Pandemic

Jose Martinez

September 25, 2020

During the global pandemic of Covid-19, many people have described how they felt in different ways about being in quarantine for such a long period of time.  Many people saw this as an opportunity to fix up their homes, but m...

Schedule Updates

Kayla Kursell

September 21, 2020

I am sure many of us wish we were at school so we could be taught in person, but during this time we  have to be taught online.  With being online it's easy for us to get confused on what classes we are supposed to be in or...

Preserving Social Health and Contentment

Vanessa Elizondo

September 21, 2020

Maintaining social health and happiness drastically affects our lives physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  Generally, monitoring our social wellness is known to help our lives and mindset.  Moreover, observing ...

How E-Learning has Changed from Spring to Fall

Karla Aguirre

September 20, 2020

An extra week of spring break is what we all thought this was going to be.  What we did not know is that this would be our new “norm”. Coronavirus led to the shutdown of schools all across the country. Due to this we wer...


Anna Kulak

April 15, 2020

Growing up in history classes we read about different people who go through times that are so life-changing that we are required to learn about it to fully understand the history of the world. I remember wondering if I would e...

Covid-19 Update

April 10, 2020

Quarantine Update

April 6, 2020

Pink Heals 2019

Cassandra Villarreal, Reporter

December 6, 2019

The crowd came alive as volleyball players from central and west came onto the court for their annual charity event. The pink heals volleyball game is a healthy rivalry between a community wanting to help with the fight agai...

Powder Puff 2019

Rodrigo Perez, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Who said girls couldn’t play football? Not here at Joliet central. Powderpuff is an annual event held at central where the Juniors and Seniors face each other in a flag-football style game for glory and bragging rights. Powd...

New Bus Stop-Arm Cameras

Sam Portis

December 4, 2019

Joliet Township High School buses are now equipped with high definition cameras to seize the image of vehicles illegally passing buses while stop arms are out. Stop Arm cameras are the most effective and convenient means to ...

Homecoming Assembly 2019

Joana Contreras, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Homecoming is a week-long celebration that only comes around once a year. To end this week of pep and school spirit, the school hosts a fall sports homecoming assembly. Where all students are able to join together and cheer ea...